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FLORENCE HISTORIC CENTER, APARTMENT WITH PRIVATE COURTYARD,WI-FI

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Overview

Property

Updated: 15-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

CENTRAL FLORENCE APARTMENT HOLIDAY RENTAL,CLOSE TO THE STATION & CATHEDRALDR

CENTRAL FLORENCE APARTMENT VACATION RENTAL

You will be welcome in our lovely and comfortable apartment situated in the heart of Florence! This is a fantastic location, just a few hundred meters from the Cathedral, the Accademia Gallery, the Medician Chapels, the S. Marco Museum, S. Maria Novella Church. Most of the city's amenities and attractions are within easy walking distance. The famous San Lorenzo Market, with its typical Florentine atmosphere and the “Fortezza da Basso" centre of exposure ("Pitti") are very close (5 minutes on foot). You can reach every place of interest on foot.

The apartment is located in a beautiful typical quiet street (no traffic noise) at the ground floor of a XVIII° sec. building. It is a self-catering accommodation.

It is made up of: a small living-room with a double sofa bed (comfortable double mattress), a well equipped kitchen (kettle is provided), a double bedroom, a bath with shower/bath, wc, bidet & wash-basin and a small second bathroom with wc and wash-basin only.

A SECOND BEDROOM is available on request paying an EXTRA CHARGE of 10 € per day on arrival. In this bedroom there is a single comfortable bed (80x190 cm), a wardrobe and a small desk. This room open to the private courtyard as well as the other bedroom, kitchen and living-room.

In the bedroom with the single bed, there is also a mezzanine with 2 single mattress beds above the wooden floor. There is a ladder to climb over so this last solution of the mezzanine is suitable for young persons.

The bedrooms, the living-room and the kitchen open to a private charming flowered courtyard (40 sq m). The whole apartment faces the inner private courtyard and not the street so during the night there is no traffic noise even if the street is not busy. Please, note that the courtyard is exclusive for our guests.

The apartment is tastefully furnished and it has been recently fully restored.

INDEPENDENT GAS HEATING SYSTEM FOR WINTER TIME (gas heating cost will be charged according to consumption).

FREE INTERNET WI-FI in the apartment for our guest.

THE NATURAL AIR-CONDITIONING IN OLD TOWN:

Only who lived in an historical centre can know: thanks to the old building technique, walls are massive and thick; this makes indoor temperature spontaneously fresh, even in the hottest summer days. Anyway during the day or in the night the electrical fans can move the air to refresh it even furtherly. The result is that the apartment is naturally fresh and you feel comfortable anytime just using the fans in the rooms . You don’t need air-conditioning that moreover is not healthy.

Being the apartment on the ground floor it is easy and comfortable to carry your luggage in. The location of the apartment allows our guests to come back home and having a break during the day, and sightseeing later... without taking any bus or taxi.

Arriving by train our guests can reach our apartment from the S.M. Novella railway station easily on foot (15 minutes) without taking any cab or bus, if they wish.

From SM Novella railway station our guests can get buses or train to easily reach (and without driving) all the most important towns of art in Tuscany (Siena, Lucca, Pisa, Arezzo).

Our apartment is ideally located, close to everything but in a very convenient and safe area away from the crowds! Restaurants, bank, pharmacy, bike rentals, every kind of shops are just close to our apartment. Next to our apartment there is a well-stocked supermarket (Carrefour express) and also a lovely local bakery/delicatessen we kindly suggest you to try.

A bike and scooter rental's is 50 meters far from the apartment

PLEASE NOTE:

Minimum stay 3 nights

arrivals after 7:30 p.m. or Saturday and Sunday arrivals are possible paying an extra cost of 20 Euros to be paid on arrival, in cash, in Euros.

Price includes all charges except heating cost.

Second bedroom available on request paying an EXTRA CHARGE of 10 € per day on arrival, in cash, in Euros. Otherwise the third and fourth person can sleep on the sofa divan in the living-room with no extra charge.

We provide bed and bath linen but extra change is 10 € per person.

Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.

Changeover day: flexible

Check in from 2:30 pm until 7.30 pm.

Check out by 10.30 am on departing day

Different time can be arranged in advance with the owner.

No smoking inside the apartment

Sorry, the apartment is not adapted for wheelchair users.

No pets allowed.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Rosy
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2017

About Rosy

Hi, I am Rosy and I will be happy to welcome you in my lovely apartment in the heart of Florence. I am a calm and positive woman. I like reading, music, art, good cooking, a good conversation, trekking. I like travelling and meeting new friends. I try to enjoy life and to live in peace and harmony doing the things I love. I love creative open minded people with positive energy and I appreciate very much the good sense of humor. I am glad to provide the best atmosphere for guests in his city.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for a wonderful time spent in Florence. We had a lovely stay in this apartment,it was really gorgeous-and we loved sitting out in the courtyard,it was lovely! The apartment was so nice and located in a quiet street,so away from all the noise but just a few minutes walking distance away from everything important in Florence as well as the train and bus station for trips around Tuscany. One further advantage is that it was a ground floor apartment.It was very clean and had every amenity we needed.It was located in a typical Florentine apartment block so we were actually living alongside the locals. We were very close to a supermarket and cafes and within walking distance of every attraction in Florence. We would highly recommend this apartment and we will certainly return. Arlette from Belgium 26 Sept 2011. We really loved our stay, best welcome and home pack ever, great location, loved the apartment really central, loads of great tips in the guest book, we would go ba
Aug 2008
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for a wonderful time spent in Florence. We had a lovely stay in this apartment,it was really gorgeous-and we loved sitting out in the courtyard,it was lovely! The apartment was so nice and located in a quiet street,so away from all the noise but just a few minutes walking distance away from everything important in Florence as well as the train and bus station for trips around Tuscany. One further advantage is that it was a ground floor apartment.It was very clean and had every amenity we needed.It was located in a typical Florentine apartment block so we were actually living alongside the locals. We were very close to a supermarket and cafes and within walking distance of every attraction in Florence. We would highly recommend this apartment and we will certainly return. Arlette from Belgium 26 Sept 2011. We really loved our stay, best welcome and home pack ever, great location, loved the apartment really central, loads of great tips in the guest book, we would go ba
Aug 2008
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14 Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

5

Wonderful Apartment in Central Florence

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two weeks in November and had a perfect stay. The apartment is close to all the museums and historical sites in Florence but located in a more residential area so it is quiet. There are a couple small grocery stores less than a block away and the beautiful Central Market is about a 5 minute walk. Also, as others have noted, there are several restaurants nearby that are excellent. We especially enjoyed the vegetarian restaurant right around the corner. We did eat some meals in the apartment and it was well-stocked with the basic cooking pans, utensils etc. A great bonus was a small clothes washer which enabled us to minimize the amount of clothes we brought on the trip. Rosy was the perfect hostess and a delightful person. She met us on the day of our arrival and showed us around the apartment and how to manage the heat etc. she very quickly responded via email to any questions we had during our stay. This was our first time renting via VRBO and have t say it was a great experience. We would highly recommend this apartment to others that want to spend time in Florence. My only regret is that we couldn't stay longer!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you were happy with your stay in Florence and enjoyed my apartment. I hope to meet you again. Thank you for this nice review.
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4

Lovely bijoux apartment near the central market

  • 4 of 5

Rosie's house is a charming apartment, centrally located in Florence, within easy walking distance of all the major attractions; the Duomo and the Ufizi Gallery, for example. It is clean and well furnished, and has a pretty central courtyard where it is nice to sit and have breakfast before the day's hectic sightseeing. The beds are comfortable, and there is a good ceiling fan in the master bedroom to keep you cool at night in the hot summer months. The second bedroom leads up to an optional mezzanine level where there are two matresses for more guests if necessary. The kitchen is well equipped, although we only used it for breakfast as we spent most of the day eating out at the lovely local Italian restaurants nearby. Rosie was quick to respond to all my correspondence and requests, and I would recommend this apartment to future travellers who visit this beautiful, romantic city!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The layout was perfect for a family of 4. The bedroom loft allowed our 2 kids to have separate spaces-a gift after a lot of travel. You are close to the Cental Market, grocery stores, services and all the wonderful sites of Florence. The building has a central courtyard so you do hear all the sounds of the neighbors but the well appointed apartment outweighed any annoyances. Working with Rosy was a pleasure!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

The apartment was in a great location - quiet neighborhood but walking distance to all of the sites.

  • 4 of 5

Rosy was a gracious host and provided a lot of information upon our arrival which was very helpful. Our family of 4 adults was very comfortable there.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing my apartment It has been my pleasure meeting you and I will be happy to host you another time in the future
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5

Great area!

  • 5 of 5

Apartment is on the ground floor of an older building, with access to a courtyard in the center of the building. The apartment is in a really great location, walking distance from everything we wanted to see and with a grocery store 1/2 block away. The property was clean and the kitchen was well-equipped for cooking. It was cozy but comfortable. We had a plumbing problem during our stay - the owner was very responsive (answering an email sent after 10:30 PM - we did not try to call as the problem was not truly urgent), but it did take a second email to get the problem fixed by the following evening. This was a minor inconvenience, though, and I would absolutely recommend the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing my property. It has been a pleasure to host you as you are lovely persons. I will be happy to welcome you another time in the future. Thank you for coming. Rosy
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5

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a very pleasant week at this apartment. Rosie was there to greet us when we arrived and to show us how everything worked. The apartment is clean and very well equipped. Its location is great. It's only five minutes' walk from the Central Market, which has wonderful stalls downstairs and great eateries on the first floor. A little further on down the road and you're at the Duomo. There is friendly little bakery less than a minute from the front door and good restaurants nearby. We'd go back there like a shot.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : "Amerigo Vespucci" at 6 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 30 Metres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 100 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Ugolino at 8 Kilometres Nearest Train : S.Maria Novella at 400 Metres Nearest Motorway : A1 at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 30 Metres Nearest Beach : Viareggio at 100 Kilometres

Coast/Beach:

100km from Viareggio (Versilia) easily reachable by train.

90km from San Rossore.

150km from Cinque Terre.

Travel:

Nearest international airport: Florence Airport (6 kms)

Pisa airport (100 kms; 1 hour drive).

Nearest ferry port: Livorno (120 kms).

Nearest railway station:Santa Maria Novella central railway station only 400 m. from our apartment

Nearest motorway junction: Firenze Sud, Firenze Nord (both for A1).

Car is not necessary in Florence.

Parking: we can give details of parking, on request

Anyway the Parterre parking is the cheapest and only 400m. far from our apartment (no gas car allowed)

Distances:

Chianti region at 30km.

Siena at 60km.

Lucca at 65km.

Pisa at 90km.

Further Details:

Our apartment is ideally located in a very convenient area of the centre of Florence because everything is handy: the Accademia Museum, the Cathedral, the Cappelle Medicee, SS. Annunziata, San Marco etc.

You can reach every place of interest on foot.

The location of the apartment allows you to come back home and having a break during the day, and sightseeing later... without taking any bus or taxi.

On arrival/departure our guests can reach our apartment from the S.M. Novella railway station easily on foot without taking any cab or bus, if they wish.

From SM Novella railway station our guests can get buses or train to reach easily (and without driving) all the most important towns of art in Tuscany (Siena, Lucca, Pisa, Arezzo).

The S. Lorenzo central market is just 1 block away.

Restaurants and every kind of shops are just close to our apartment. Very close to the flat are a well-stocked mini supermarket and also a lovely local bakery/delicatessen.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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8 Jan 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£311
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£78
£345
 
 
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5 Mar 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£363
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£91
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2 Apr 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£501
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£501
 
 
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2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£484
for 7 nights
£484
 
 
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3 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£501
for 7 nights
£501
 
 
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22 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
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£95
£397
 
 
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5 Nov 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£345
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£86
£363
 
 
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24 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£380
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£95
£397
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£363
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day: arrival and departure days are flexible.
Check in from 2:30 pm until 7.30 pm.
Check out by 10.30 am on departing day
Different time can be arranged in advance with the owner.
Extra charge of 20 Euros for Sundays and late arrivals (after 7:30 p.m.)
Notes on prices:
Price includes all charges except heating cost (to be charged according to consumption).
Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Reservations canceled or modified 30 days before the beginning of your stay will receive 100% refund.
Reservations canceled or modified 14 days before the start of your stay will receive 50% refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Television

Suitability

  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 60 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - The second bathroom is a small one with wc and wash basin
  • Bathroom with bath/shower, wash-basin, bidet and wc.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom and 2nd bedroom on request) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with 1 comfortable double bed (sized 170cm x 190 cm). second bedroom with 1 single bed and with 2 single mattress bed above the wooden floor on the mezzanine

Outside

  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • PLEASE NOTE: arrivals after 7:30 p.m. or Saturday and Sunday arrivals are possible paying an extra cost of 20 Euros to be paid on arrival. Price includes all charges except HEATING COST (to be charged according to consumption). BED AND BATH LINEN IS PROVIDED but extra change is 10 € per person. SECOND BEDROOM is 10 € per day, if required. Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion. Minimum stay 3-4 nights Changeover day: flexible Check in from 2:30 pm until 7.30 pm. Check out by 10.30 am on departing day Different time can be arranged in advance with the owner. Outside: Our guests can relax and eat open air in our charming flowered private courtyard equipped with a table with 4 chairs and a big parasol.

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